News by tag: Rice University Art Gallery

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On the occasion of a Sol Lewitt re-installation – the current and last installation at the Rice University Art Gallery in Houston, Texas – director Kimberly Davenport looks back at the 22-year tenure of the only university gallery devoted to site-specific artworks.

Destroying the Cubicle

Film31. January 2017
By: John Hill
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Late last year New York artist Jonathan Schipper installed a generic office space in Rice Gallery in Houston, Texas. Slowly and imperceptibly the cubicles and other office fixtures were destroyed via cables and a mechanical winch. A new film by Walley Films reveals the destruction.
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German artist Thorsten Brinkmann has filled the Rice University Art Gallery with his distincly odd self-portraits but also detritus from Houston that creates hidden spaces, including a cinema built inside a shipping crate and a small tunnel that leads to a secret bedroom.

Anila Quayyum Agha: Intersections

Film20. October 2015
By: John Hill
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Pakistani-American artist Anila Quayyum Agha has transformed the Rice University Art Gallery into a space layered with light and shadow in dense geometric patterns.